August 10, 2016 Retired prominent and attorney, and USN Captain, James E. Toups, Jr. died Wednesday, August 10, at St. James Place after a long illness with Parkinson's and Lewy Body Dementia. He was 76. Jim was a native of New Orleans and a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge. He graduated from Baton Rouge High, and attended Tulane University on a Naval Scholarship where he was President of his fraternity, Kappa Sigma. He graduated in 1961 with a major in Physics and a minor in Math. It was at Tulane that he met the love of his [...]
Ist Lt Claiborne H Brown USMC, age 23, Tulane NROTC Class of 1961 died in an aircraft crash during the evening of 10/25/1963. Brown had just departed Brunswick Naval Air Station, Brunswick ME, in an A-4, en route to Bunker Hill Air force Base IN. The aircraft crashed into nearby Casco Bay, slid up onto the shore and hit a vacant cottage. Brown had apparently attempted to eject from the aircraft; he was found nearby in a partially deployed parachute. He is buried in New Orleans.
Lt Jg David P Grow USN, NROTC class of 1961 died 6/24/1963, age 24, in a helicopter crash off the coast of San Diego, CA. His body was found near the crash site by Navy divers. He is buried at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola FL.